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Oceans & fisheries

Topic | December 15, 2010 at 16:46

EU ministers conclude marathon negotiating session on fisheries reform

Press release | May 14, 2013 at 18:37

For the final comment on the outcome of the meeting of fisheries ministers, go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/eu-unit/en/News/2013/Council-tables-weak-deal-on-EU-fisheries-reform Brussels – EU fisheries ministers have concluded a marathon...

Over 100,000 voices call on EU to support low-impact fishing

Press release | May 29, 2013 at 8:30

Brussels – As a final round of negotiations to reform EU fishing rules began Tuesday evening in Brussels, Greenpeace delivered over 100,000 paper boats signed by people from around Europe in support of low-impact fishing and a fundamental reform...

Fisheries Council: Greenpeace calls on ministers to focus on fish stock recovery

Press release | December 17, 2013 at 9:30

Brussels – As EU fisheries ministers convene in Brussels today to discuss the 2014 fish quotas, Greenpeace is calling on them to honour their commitment to end overfishing by 2015 by limiting catches to sustainable levels. Ministers will agree...

Risky Business

Publication | April 17, 2015 at 12:30

This briefing looks at how overfishing and changes in EU fisheries laws affect the investment environment in fishing and seafood sectors.

EU countries fail to support sustainable and low impact fishing

Publication | May 29, 2015 at 17:06

The Common fisheries policy (CFP) has been in force for almost a year and a half now. It has delivered substantial progress on paper, but its success relies on the will of national governments to apply these rules back home. Greenpeace has looked...

The Price of Plunder

Publication | February 27, 2012 at 15:51

The fundamental problem facing Europe’s fishing industry is overcapacity: its fleet is catching far more than current fish stocks can bear. Under the broken governance of the European Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), Europe’s waters have been...

Delivering on the promise of sustainable fishing

Publication | February 18, 2014 at 11:56

A Greenpeace briefing on the future of EU Common Fisheries Policy

Europe’s fish stocks and fishing communities face further decline without strict...

Press release | December 14, 2015 at 10:06

Brussels - With more than 40 per cent of Atlantic and North Sea fish stocks assessed as overfished, EU ministers meeting today and tomorrow must set strict quotas for 2016 to end overfishing. Ministers are expected to conclude their work late on...

EU ministers sell out on promise to end overfishing

Press release | December 16, 2015 at 4:23

Brussels – Early on Wednesday morning, EU ministers reached a disappointing agreement on 2016 fishing quotas that endorses continued overfishing of stocks in the Northeast Atlantic and the North Sea [1].

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